Use job files to index specific files or folders that already exist but are still
incomplete. Incomplete files may lead to incorrect data in the index or automatic indexing
may skip a file due to an indexing error. You cannot use job files with DataFinder instances
that index the SystemLink file service, like the FileIndex instance.
Open a text editor.
Create the job file. For more information, refer to Properties and Structure of
Save the job file on a path to which the DataFinder instance has access. Job
files are text files and have the file extension .dfij for
Data Indexing, click
Select an instance and click
Enable the processing of job files, select the folder to which you saved the job files and click
OK. Use a UNC path to specify the folder. An example UNC path is
Apply in the highlighted area to accept the settings.
A DataFinder instance processes all job files in the specified folder and deletes
them after indexing.
Review any errors the DataFinder reports in the Errors folder
below the folder with the job files.